Agenda

11th ACHL 2019

24th - 26th Sep 2019 Paris Marriott Charles de Gaulle Airport
The Air Cargo Handling Logistics (ACHL) Conference has organised a various events since 2008. We bring together key decision-makers in the air cargo industry from various sectors, who inspire and enlighten our audiences. We discuss important topics based on new and developing paths towards the future.
Day 1 Tuesday 24 September
09:00 - 16:00

Exhibitors Set-up and registration opens

10:30 - 13:00

1-2-1 Meetings

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Tracks – Part 1:

Group A: Security and Safety

Group B: Unit Load Devices

 

15:30 - 16:15

Coffee with Industry Friends

16:15 - 17:30

Tracks Resume – Part 2

Group C: Innovation, Innovation

Group D: Handling Best Practices

17:30 - 19:00

1-2-1 Meetings

17:45 - 19:00

Welcome Reception

Day 2 Wednesday 25 September
08:00 - 17:00

Registration

08:00 - 09:00

1-2-1 – Meetings (Continental Breakfast)

09:05 - 09:15

Welcome from the Chairman and Chief Moderator

09:15 - 09:30

Welcome from the Host

09:30 - 10:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

Air Cargo in 2030. What will the industry look like? What verticals will be in the ascendency? Will there be a shift in the main players? Who will call the shots? What will change?

10:30 - 11:15

Coffee with Industry Friends and Viewing of Exhibition

 

11:15 - 11:35

PRESENTATION

Air Cargo from the Young Industry Professionals Perspective

11:35 - 12:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

Airfreight’s Young Guns – What do they think of the air cargo industry? Is it lagging behind other industries? Is digital transformation too slow? What needs to change or be embraced?

12:30 - 12:45

Q&A

12:45 - 13:00

Morning Round up from the Chairman

13:00 - 14:30

Networking Lunch and Viewing of Exhibition

 

14:30 - 15:15

PANEL DISCUSSION

Is there enough gender diversity in the air cargo industry? How would the industry benefit from more diversity? How can we attract a more diversified workforce? Are there difficulties in attracting and hiring people? What can be done?

15:15 - 15:30

Q&A

15:30 - 16:15

E-commerce logistical challenges and the impact on the supply chain

 

16:15 - 16:30

Q&A

16:30 - 16:45

Chairman and Chief Moderator’s closing remarks

16:45 - 18:45

1-2-1 Meetings

19:30 - 22:30

Meet in The Lobby: Coaches will be departing for Networking Dinner

Day 3 Thursday 26 September
07:45 - 12:00

Registration

08:00 - 09:00

1-2-1 Meetings (Continental Breakfast)

09:15 - 09:25

Welcome from the Chairman and Chief Moderator

09:25 - 09:45

PRESENTATION

Air cargo infrastructure, facing challenges to keep volumes flowing through airports as existing facilities are not suited to the requirements of modern cargo traffic.

09:45 - 10:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

Airport air cargo infrastructure. Is it keeping pace with market developments? Is there enough investment and developments? What is being built and developed globally?

10:30 - 10:40

Q&A

10:40 - 11:15

Coffee with Industry friends and viewing of exhibition

11:15 - 12:00

PRESENTATION
Drones – When will we see them take flight to move cargo? In light of the problems they pose to airports – will they be taking off?

12:00 - 12:15

Q&A

12:15 - 13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

The Canines V’s Tech security debate. The use of canines to screen cargo is on the rise in the US but how does it compare to the use of the latest technology to do the same screening? Will canine use rise in future? How do the two compare for costs?

13:00 - 13:15

Closing Remarks, Action Points and 3 S.M.A.R.T goals

13:15 - 14:30

Lunch with Industry Friends – End of Conference